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A day after campaign-finance crusader Larry Lessig dropped his bizarre bid for the presidency, Seattle became the first city in the country to adopt a law that he and other reformers have been seeking for years: publicly funded vouchers for … more
Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
Neil D. Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, the largest and most comprehensive funder of nonprofits in Rhode Island, is no "caretaker" CEO. Under his direction, the foundation has become a proactive force in and for the … more
Carol M. Giuriceo, director of the Rhode Island STEM Center at Rhode Island College, talked with Providence Business News about the center, which promotes science, technology, engineering and … more
Care New England is holding an event to honor its employees who have served in the United States military. more
Partnering with his Republican co-chair of the House Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin recently introduced the Lifespan Respite Care Act of 2015. more
PROVIDENCE – A new program at Roger Williams University School of Law aims to help veterans whose applications for disability benefits have been denied and who can't afford to appeal the decision. Law students in the school's Veterans … more
In the spirit of holiday giving, RIPTA, Whole Foods, Shore’s Market and iHeart Radio are asking the public to participate in the “Stuff a Bus!” food drive. more
The College Crusade of Rhode Island will recognize James L. Carr Jr. of H. Carr & Sons for distinguished service at its 2015 Believe Breakfast on Nov. 13. more
Shannon Carroll is president and CEO of the Providence-based Genesis Center, a post she has held for a little more than a year after serving as vice president of programs and then senior vice president of operations. The nonprofit provides education, job training and support services to immigrants, refugees and low-income families to help them achieve economic independence. Here, Carroll discusses how the nonprofit fulfills its mission. more
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